The media criticized the selection of Israeli actress Gal Gadot to portray the character of the Pharaonic Queen Cleopatra in the new movie, Cleopatra.
According to the British website Yahoo, last Sunday, Gal Gadot confirmed her joining By the director of her previous film “Wonder Woman”, Patty Jenkins, in a new film entitled “Cleopatra”, confirming that the film will talk about the history of the Pharaonic queen in a way that has not been previously mentioned.
Once announced “Gadot” the news, the public criticized her choice, considering that being a former soldier in the Israeli army, it should have pushed her to apologize for portraying the character of an Egyptian queen.
The audience launched a widespread criticism campaign on websites. Social communication, as one of them said: “An Israeli soldier plays the role of Cleopatra … as long as Hollywood has chosen white actresses to play the role of Queen of the Nile, can they not, for once, choose an African actress?”
He mentioned Another user: “Shame on you Gal Gadot, your country is stealing Arab lands while you are stealing their roles in films.”
Another stated: “I am sure Gal Gadot will play Cleopatra well, but for me Personally, I would prefer it if it was Cleopatra Dark-skinned actress, because that seems more historically accurate. ”
Controversy after the selection of Israeli Gal Gadot for the role of Cleopatra The Queen of Egypt was brown